Third party use of Contributions published in Urbanities

Apart from fair dealing for the purpose of teaching, research or private study, or criticism and review, Contributions published in Urbanities may only be reproduced, stored or transmitted, in any form and by any means, with the prior permission in writing of Urbanities or, in case of reprographic reproduction, in accordance with the terms of licenses issued by the relevant Reproduction Rights Organization (e.g., Copyright Clearance Centre for the US; Copyright Licensing Agency for the UK). To ask permission, and for a quote, for reproduction outside those terms, please contact Giuliana Prato at

Requesting Permission for Images, Tables or Figures
Before requesting permission for an image, table or figure, please check the journal to be sure that the material you wish to reproduce is not credited to another source. Urbanities can grant permission only for material for which it holds or manages copyright. To re-use any material copyrighted to another source, please contact the copyright holder indentified under the image/table/figure or in a credited section of the publication.


Authors re-using their own work

Under the Terms and Conditions of the Publication Agreement and Assignment of Copyright, Authors retain the right to re-use their Contribution, without seeking permission, in the following ways:

a) At any time, privately share print or electronic copies of the draft Contribution, as submitted to Urbanities (i.e., the version before peer-review), with colleagues; post an abstract from, or the version of the draft Contribution on the Author’s personal web site or on the web site of the Author’s employer;
b) After publication distribute on a not-to-profit basis photocopies of the published Contribution for personal teaching needs or to supply on an individual basis to research colleagues;
c) At least 12 months after publication, use all or part of the Contribution in personal compilations, other publications of the Author’s work, or a new publication of which the Author is the editor or co-editor;
d) At least 12 months after publication, post the final pre-publication version of the Contribution (that is, the version that was accepted for publication) on the Author’s personal web site, on the web site of the Author’s employer or on a non-commercial*  repository or web site in the Author’s subject area.
e) When posting or re-using the Contribution, the Author must provide a link/URL toUrbanities, where the Contribution is published, together with the following acknowledgment:‘The final, definitive version of this article has been published in Urbanities, Issue, Month/Year, and is available at All rights reserved ©Urbanities [year, as appropriate].’

*All commercial requests should be forwarded to:
Giuliana Prato at

The licenses granted in the paragraph above, as specified in (a) (b), (c), (d) and (e), are expressly made subject to and limited by the following restrictions:
i) The Urbanities-created PDF version of the published Contribution may not be posted at any time;
ii) Each instance of use of the Contribution, or any part of it, must include the copyright notice and the full bibliographic citation of the issue of Urbanities in which the Contribution was first published, as specified in (e) above;
iii) Copies of the Contribution, or any part of it, shall not be sold, distributed, or reproduced for commercial purposes (that is, for monetary gain on Contributor’s own account or on that of a third party, or for indirect financial gain by a commercial entity);
iv) The Contribution, or any part of it, shall not be used for any systematic external distribution by a third party (such as, a listserve or database connected to a public access server).

For any use of your work not stated above, please send your enquiries to: Giuliana Prato